In an eclectic building of the 40s, the artist Wilfredo Prieto, had been considering for years about how to get free his apartment from its most private function (bedroom) and migrate to the roof. The particularities imposed by a shared terrace required a non-invasive and easy-to-assemble proposal.

An “L” configuration advances from the property boundaries to its center: the interior spaces “enclose” the exterior and are articulated by an open bathroom-garden, like a second patio. We were looking for a patio with a house rather than a house with a patio. New domestic ways of living outside.

By Anadis González / David Medina / Fernando Martirena / Gerardo Guillén